Travel by Coach to Loughborough home to the Great Central Railway the only Double Track preserved Mainline Railway in the Country.
Arriving at Loughborough around 13:15 there will be approximately 1 hour to explore the Station before boarding the 14:15 train to Leicester North, a journey of 30 minutes. At Leicester North the train turns round and departs for Loughborough at 15:05 arriving at 15:35. During the journey you will be served afternoon tea comprising Sandwiches, slice of cake, scone with butter and jam, and a cup of tea. (please advise at time of booking if you require Vegetarian or have any allergens that we need to be aware of).
After departing the train there will be more free time to look round the Station where there is a museum and emporium. We cannot guarantee it, but it may be possible to have a look at the Loco Shed at the North End of the Platform (supervised access is required). The Station with its glass canopy is a photographers dream if you like authentic stations. The coach will depart for Birmingham at 16:45.
Fare inclusive of Coach Travel, Return Rail Journey and afternoon tea is £34.50
Depart from outside Kings Norton Railway Station at 11:15, Bournville Green (linden Road) 11:20, Selly Oak (Harborne Lane by Sainsbury's) 11:30, Harborne (Lordswood Road, High street end) 11:40, City Centre 12:00.